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Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
27 February 2012

Trend Windows Build Quality - Adelaide

Trend Windows Build Quality - Adelaide

Hi babygirl03, They DO have a small desk / office at the HIC, but it wasn't staffed when we went in the middle of the week. Whether that was because 1) They don't staff…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Feb 27, 2012 1:43 am
Pepsi_Drinker
Charnley
Charnley
26 February 2012

Stacker Door and Flush Tracks

Stacker Door and Flush Tracks
1, 2

Thanks for pics PHL. They are great, just what I was looking for. Also thanks for your advice ED regarding the drainage. The stacker will definately be under cover. :)

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Charnley
Feb 26, 2012 11:44 pm
Charnley
kdgirl
kdgirl
23 February 2012

E Shutters Sydney, Plantation Shutters

E Shutters Sydney, Plantation Shutters

I'm very interested in this as well. They sound like a great alternative. I am planning on getting a quote when we move in but that's about a month off still

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kdgirl
Feb 23, 2012 8:41 pm
lewster
lewster
23 February 2012

Timber Windows - Western Red Cedar or Hardwood

Timber Windows - Western Red Cedar or Hardwood

Hi, I am needing to get some quotes for timber windows for a renovation/extension of a property in Glen Iris, VIC 3146. We prefer timber as it is for a period style…

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lewster
Feb 23, 2012 8:39 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
23 February 2012

EcoClassic Hallam Showroom under renovation

EcoClassic Hallam Showroom under renovation

Hi Our Hallam showroom is under renovation right now. This will take a couple of weeks. In the meantime please visit our Richmond showroom where Stephanie will be happy…

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ECOECO
Feb 23, 2012 11:43 am
ECOECO
rojak1
rojak1
23 February 2012

window glass & brick wash

window glass & brick wash

thanks, will speak to the inspector coming in next week.

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rojak1
Feb 23, 2012 10:04 am
mgilla
mgilla
22 February 2012

Oversized custom cavity slider

Oversized custom cavity slider

On a slightly different note, I have had to try and make a CSD 1800 wide 2040 high work. If you are going to spend a lot of money on a door make sure you have a written…

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mgilla
Feb 22, 2012 9:48 pm
dvestate
dvestate
21 February 2012

Standard Glass Thickness?

Standard Glass Thickness?

Thanks mate, I was going to call Trend or Stegbar today but ran out of time. Thanks for the suggestion checking that out now

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dvestate
Feb 21, 2012 9:47 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 February 2012

BAL rated windows

BAL rated windows

Hi Peter, Yes we do that. We simply follow…

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ECOECO
Feb 21, 2012 1:19 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 February 2012

Sound - Secondary Glazing on outside?

Sound - Secondary Glazing on outside?

Hi, most secondary glazing is recommended to go on the inside, but what is the difference if it is on the outside flush with the bricks. My…

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ECOECO
Feb 15, 2012 12:58 pm
ECOECO
anderzzz
anderzzz
14 February 2012

Glass windows & doors - question re heat loss

Glass windows & doors - question re heat loss
1, 2

Hi Ceebs, I would like to add that Dymomite69 has a point there too. I agree to what he has said. Anderzzz here! :)

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anderzzz
Feb 14, 2012 3:05 pm
shakeandbake
shakeandbake
12 February 2012

Awning windows - 2.1m vs 1.8m wide?

Awning windows - 2.1m vs 1.8m wide?

Thanks for the replies guys. foc1 - that's a good point, I hadn't realised standard in-store blinds might be limited to 1.8m wide. I'll have to check them out, not yet…

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shakeandbake
Feb 12, 2012 1:04 am
pattycake4
pattycake4
11 February 2012

Second guessing my colour selection for Windows

Second guessing my colour selection for Windows

lmo you need a contrast,jasper won't give you that all dark colours.

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pattycake4
Feb 11, 2012 8:54 pm
East_Melb_Build
East_Melb_Build
11 February 2012

Timber window frames - paint or stain or other?

Timber window frames - paint or stain or other?

Thanks, Selina - I think we are going to stain them! They are well protected by eaves, so I am hoping maintenance won't be TOO bad :) Fingers crossed!

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East_Melb_Build
Feb 11, 2012 1:18 pm
zeitgeber
zeitgeber
5 February 2012

See through, criminal safe "security" screens

See through, criminal safe "security" screens

If I'm a criminal, why go through all the 2 minute effort of breaking through a steel mesh, when it only takes 0.5 seconds to smash a glass window with a primitive flower…

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zeitgeber
Feb 05, 2012 12:56 pm
zeitgeber
peter1
peter1
4 February 2012

Where can you buy plastic trims like this?

Where can you buy plastic trims like this?

The trim is called J Bead, apparently only a few dollars for a couple of metres. May be I will do a "how-to" once I have all the materials and have them installed.

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peter1
Feb 04, 2012 8:00 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 February 2012

Are my new windows stuffed??

Are my new windows stuffed??

The brickies brick around the windows and doors which are installed in the timber house frame. Doors sit on the slab so can't be adjusted upwards, so the problem is caused…

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ECOECO
Feb 03, 2012 9:59 pm
ECOECO
mimi23
mimi23
3 February 2012

Inetrnal Door Handle

Inetrnal Door Handle

I believe the brand is Lockwood, but I couldn't find any other info on their website. Perhaps it's a discontinued style? mimi

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mimi23
Feb 03, 2012 1:23 pm
mimi23
RocksInHead
RocksInHead
31 January 2012

Timber stackers @2400mm high

Timber stackers @2400mm high

Hi DCT Take a look at the Centor website http://www.centor.com.au with one word of warning.....their stuff aint cheap but it is darn…

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RocksInHead
Jan 31, 2012 11:14 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 January 2012

Apartment Double Glaze? - Internals Dirty

Apartment Double Glaze? - Internals Dirty

Damn. I was afraid of that. Unfortunately the building is 10 years old, so I'm out of warranty. And yes, it is a high-rise. the apartment is on…

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ECOECO
Jan 27, 2012 12:05 pm
ECOECO
sco77k
sco77k
24 January 2012

Double glazing - old timber frame house

Double glazing - old timber frame house

Thanks WindowFactory. I see you are in Sydney. What sort of cost am I looking at per m2 of double glazing? I am put off by people telling me it's going to cost $10k for…

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sco77k
Jan 24, 2012 12:02 pm
sco77k
Patchie
Patchie
22 January 2012

Removing Window and replacing with blueboard?

Removing Window and replacing with blueboard?

hello, we took the full window out originally because we were going to make that section into a loo and replace it with a small window....... but now the section is going…

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Patchie
Jan 22, 2012 4:33 pm
Patchie
999k
999k
21 January 2012

Is this a fair price to paint interior steel window?

Is this a fair price to paint interior steel window?

I have the same type crittall or steel casement windows in my home. The price seems pretty reasonable, the preparation for repainting it quite time consuming and dirty work.

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999k
Jan 21, 2012 7:18 pm
Nika25
Nika25
20 January 2012

internal doors with glass panel

internal doors with glass panel

Just wanted opinions...... We are thinking of having solid wood engineered internal doors with a full glass panel. These would be the…

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Nika25
Jan 20, 2012 2:40 pm
Nika25
Flybuy
Flybuy
15 January 2012

Hanlon Windows Sydney

Hanlon Windows Sydney

Love the product, their service including after sales is terrible as they won't provide the council required glazing certificate. Get your act together Hanlon, the windows…

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Flybuy
Jan 15, 2012 9:03 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
12 January 2012

Replacing sliding flyscreens using existing track??

Replacing sliding flyscreens using existing track??

BTW - the wheels can be adjusted on the ones you have, to make them harder to lift of the track. And you can get them re-meshed. Ed

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ECOECO
Jan 12, 2012 6:59 am
ECOECO
thespot
thespot
11 January 2012

Roller Blinds on Sliding Doors

Roller Blinds on Sliding Doors

I highly recommend panel glides as an option... Check them out... I think spotlight have started to sell them now too..

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thespot
Jan 11, 2012 3:37 pm
fredstar
fredstar
11 January 2012

Where to buy sun blind and awning

Where to buy sun blind and awning

Hi All, We need to purchase 2 sunblinds and a folding arm awning to provide shade for our north west facing windows and deck. Ive filled in the online quote form for…

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fredstar
Jan 11, 2012 7:19 am
KAN
KAN
9 January 2012

Cost of plantation shutters for a door

Cost of plantation shutters for a door

Hi Just after a rough cost to install plantation shutters to a glass door (with wood frame) Size is 820 w x 2040 Link to door type

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KAN
Jan 09, 2012 6:50 am
silverstyne89
silverstyne89
9 January 2012

bi fold coverings

bi fold coverings

I have a 7 door bifold and have had a screen installed as part of the build. spectacularly expensive ...but we didnt see any other way of defeating the flies and mozzies.

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silverstyne89
Jan 09, 2012 1:36 am
edscl
edscl
8 January 2012

Help regarding Timberlook garage door and wallpaper hanging

Help regarding Timberlook garage door and wallpaper hanging

I can't help you with the garage door, but $3000 sounds excessive have you thought about going with the same colour as your window frames or gutters and fascias? With the…

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edscl
Jan 08, 2012 1:31 am
edscl
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 January 2012

Tint film on double glazed?

Tint film on double glazed?

What if you had the inside of the outer pane tinted during manufacture? Would that stop most of the IR & UV from even entering the window? Are…

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ECOECO
Jan 06, 2012 3:19 pm
ECOECO
trina_wilson
trina_wilson
3 January 2012

Curtain Colour

Curtain Colour

try custom design curtains from sydney super shades. are you from sydney, australia? I think you can email or contact them for free @ sales@supershades.com.au. They will…

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trina_wilson
Jan 03, 2012 4:05 pm
trina_wilson
trina_wilson
3 January 2012

Replacing fibreglass flyscreen with privacy aluminium mesh

Replacing fibreglass flyscreen with privacy aluminium mesh

Hi there! you can try visiting my home supplier thru this website. http://supershades.com.au/index.html They are located in Unit1 9 Powells Road Brookvale NSW 2100

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trina_wilson
Jan 03, 2012 3:53 pm
helkel
helkel
28 December 2011

Newbie - replacing bay window and screens

Newbie - replacing bay window and screens

Hi folks, I've just bought my first house and I am wondering what people's experience is with my 2 questions. 1. I have a brick townhouse. On the ground floor is a bay…

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helkel
Dec 28, 2011 1:51 pm
Nika25
Nika25
24 December 2011

Bathroom windows - exposed - best solution for privacy

Bathroom windows - exposed - best solution for privacy

We have similar situation - we have exposed windows in all 3 of our wet areas (bathroom, powder room, ensuite). Powder room and ensuite are in front of the house and…

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Nika25
Dec 24, 2011 9:15 am
Nika25
jmcbd
jmcbd
23 December 2011

awning window max opening width

awning window max opening width

Thank you Ed. You are great! Merry Christmas.

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jmcbd
Dec 23, 2011 9:44 pm
D200 Doug
D200 Doug
8 December 2011

Tiny insect fly screen

Tiny insect fly screen

there are a LOT of the little suckers out here in the country !!! :lol: :lol:

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D200 Doug
Dec 08, 2011 11:46 pm
deb17
deb17
7 December 2011

removing OH&S markings from sliding doors

removing OH&S markings from sliding doors
1, 2

We just had all of our sliders replaced due to water damage, from being left on slab for to long. We asked for the decals to be put back on, if we hadn't of asked i'm…

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deb17
Dec 07, 2011 4:57 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 December 2011

Problems with Trend double hung, wide style aluminium window

Problems with Trend double hung, wide style aluminium window

Hi there, We chose Trend double hung, wide style aluminium windows for our renovation some 9 years ago. The spring sliding mechanism in each…

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ECOECO
Dec 06, 2011 7:56 am
ECOECO
amgsl55
amgsl55
3 December 2011

My upstairs glass is cracked

My upstairs glass is cracked

Awesome design dude really fantastic and indeed able to implement these designs. Thanks for have such a nice post thanks…

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amgsl55
Dec 03, 2011 9:36 pm
kyton
kyton
1 December 2011

Bankers... :-)

Bankers... :-)

I just resigned from being one! But not because of the job LOL. Loved being a Bankie for 22yrs.

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kyton
Dec 01, 2011 2:14 pm
kyton
househelp28
househelp28
30 November 2011

Lintels

Lintels

Hi guys, just wondering if anyone knows the answer to this question. If i have a sliding door with openings of between 3370mm. and 4210mm, does this require an a 6mm or…

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househelp28
Nov 30, 2011 7:22 pm
spaceman347
spaceman347
29 November 2011

Vantage SoundOUT windows?

Vantage SoundOUT windows?

Thanks Miloolimm, There hasn't been any mention of plastic clips or plugs. I'll get back onto them and see what they say. Good to hear that you got some decent results…

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spaceman347
Nov 29, 2011 12:40 pm
baronx
baronx
28 November 2011

820mm door without architraves or 720mm with architraves?

820mm door without architraves or 720mm with architraves?

You will only end up with about 15mm of arc on each side once you allow for the quirk. Not quite matching the rest of the house when the other…

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baronx
Nov 28, 2011 9:09 am
baronx
Trish
Trish
28 November 2011

Old Leadlight Wiindows

Old Leadlight Wiindows

Thanks all for your help. Hubby can actually do leadlight, he has made front doors etc in the past, however we are looking at all options as i…

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Trish
Nov 28, 2011 12:54 am
Trish
Casa2
Casa2
27 November 2011

Warped External Door advice

Warped External Door advice

My garage door is white and has warped. I don't the colour is a contributing factor. In my case the garage door is unprotected, so it was always going to be a problem. All…

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Casa2
Nov 27, 2011 12:27 pm
melbournevicau
melbournevicau
22 November 2011

Aluminium bifolds or stacker doors?

Aluminium bifolds or stacker doors?
1, 2

I'm looking for a bifold door where the material is made of plastic instead of glass for our alfresco area. any recommendation? Thanks.

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melbournevicau
Nov 22, 2011 9:35 pm


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